Fostering Manager for the West Midlands

Regional Manager for the West Midlands – we are pleased to announce that Jessamy Albrechtsen has now joined our regional management team bringing with her 22 years of experience in asocial care setting.

Jess worked with both individuals and groups involving crisis intervention with families to prevent relationship breakdown and children coming into care, working with young people at risk of sexual exploitation and later the assessment of risk and delivery of treatment programmes in relation to young people displaying sexually inappropriate behaviour.

More recently Jess was responsible for the overall day to day management of a family placement team covering mainstream fostering, private fostering, kinship care and shared care. This post involved supervising a large team of Social Workers and support staff and her responsibilities included the implementation of regulatory standards and agreed local policies and procedures, chairing of team meetings and team development meetings, including strategic development and was panel advisor responsible for quality assurance of assessments